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Caramel Apple Snackle Crackle Dessert Recipe

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This amazing caramel apple snackle crackle recipe is like candy, cake and a cookie all rolled into one. You’re going to LOVE it – and your kids are too!

And – because there’s no oven involved – it’s a great way to get your kids involved in the kitchen!

This amazing caramel apple snackle crackle recipe is like candy, cake and a cookie all rolled into one. And - because there's no oven involved - it's a great way to get your kids involved in the kitchen! YUM!

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Caramel Apple Snackle Crackle Recipe


  • Author: Olivia, Age 9
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 16 1x
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup natural applesauce
  • 1 1/2 cups quick oats
  • 3 cups apple cinnamon oat cereal
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 12 oz butterscotch chips

Instructions

  1. In large mixer bowl, mix butter, applesauce, oats, crushed cereal, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  2. Beat 3 minutes at medium speed or until mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Stir in 1 cup butterscotch chips.
  4. Spread batter into 8-inch square microwave-safe baking dish. Cover with wax paper.
  5. Cook on high power (in the microwave) for 4 minutes.
  6. Rotate dish 1/4 turn.
  7. Cook on high power for 4 – 6 minutes longer or until top of cake appears dry and bottom is an even color.
  8. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup butterscotch chips over top of warm cake.
  9. Let stand 10 minutes and then spread ships evenly over cake.
  10. Let cool directly on counter top. Cut into serving pieces.

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2 Comments

  1. Ashley

    June 16, 2014 at 8:38 pm

    Is apple cinnamon oat cereal found on the dry cereal isle? I’ve never seen any. Can you say what brand it is?

  2. Anna Luther

    June 17, 2014 at 11:28 am

    Yes – sorry – we usually use the Cheerios Apple, Cinnamon cereal. Does that help?

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